Dalip Tahil

  • Birthday: 30. October 1952
  • Birthplace: Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India

Biography

Dalip Tahil (born 30 October 1952, in Agra) is an Indian film, television and theatre actor. He did his schooling from the elite Sherwood College in Nainital, India. After attending Aligarh Muslim University (Aligarh UP) for a year, he then graduated from St. Xavier's College, Mumbai.

Dalip Tahil began to appear on stage while at school in Sherwood College, Nainital, at the age of 10. Dalip's participation over the years in the school choir, elocution competitions, the Nativity plays and formal and informal concerts gave him the perfect platform to be cast in principal parts which won him, during his senior years at school, the prestigious 'Kendall Cup' for the best actor two years in succession, first As 'Joseph' in the play 'My three Angels', and again as 'Macbeth' in Shakespeare's 'Macbeth'. He was declared the best actor for a record third Time in 1969, his final year at Sherwood College. Dalip moved along with his Family to Mumbai in 1968, and joined the Theatre Group Bombay, and trained under its Director's 'Alyque & Pearl Padamsee'. He appeared in some of its major productions, such as 'John the Baptist', 'Jesus' in' Godspell', 'Pearl Padamsee'(India's first English Theatre Musical), 'Stanley Kowalski', in Tennessee Williams 'A Street Car Named Desire' Dir. 'Alyque Padamsee'. He played Galy Gay, in Amal Alana's production of Bhertolt Brecht's 'Man is a man'.


Movies

1993 - Aadmi - 1993
1993 - Aadmi Khilona Hai
Aaj Ka Goonda Raj
1984 - Aaj Ki Awaaz
1986 - Aakhree Raasta
1985 - Adventures of Tarzan
1991 - Ajooba
1974 - Ankur
1982 - Arth
1993 - Baazigar
1992 - Basanti Tangewali
1988 - Commando
1987 - Dance Dance
Dancer
1993 - Darr
1992 - Daulat Ki Jung
1992 - Deewana - 1992
1994 - Dulaara
1994 - Elaan
1991 - First Love Letter
1993 - Geetanjali
1987 - Hawalaat
1994 - Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!
1993 - Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke
1987 - Insaaf
1987 - Jalwa
1986 - Janbaaz
1987 - Kaash
1993 - King Uncle
1990 - Kishen Kanhaiya
1989 - Love Love Love
1988 - Maalamaal
1987 - Nazrana
1991 - Prem Qaidi
1988 - Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak
1989 - Ram Lakhan
1993 - Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja
1988 - Saazish - 1988
1979 - Salaam Memsaab
1980 - Shaan
1990 - Thanedaar
1989 - Tridev
1985 - Trikal
1985 - Ulta Seedha
1992 - Vishwatma
1988 - Yateem